Rated PG-13 · 92 minutes · 2011

Drama, Science fiction
An object first discovered far off has hurtled toward Earth and now eclipses the moon in the sky. That object, as strange as it may seem, is a planet just like ours—hence the title Another Earth. Everything about it is apparently the same. On the night it was discovered, high school student Rhoda Williams (Brit Marling) was responsible for a fatal car accident. Released from prison four years later, her life is eclipsed by something just as big as that alternate planet. Rhoda wants to make amends for killing the family of composer John Burroughs (William Mapother), although they make a different kind of connection instead. A small production that emphasizes those two central performances instead of any science fiction, Another Earth is a pleasant surprise. It’s a thorough character study.
Official Site: www.foxsearchlight.com/anotherearth
Director: Mike Cahill
Producer: Mike Cahill, Hunter Gray, Brit Marling, Nicholas Shumaker, Tyler Brodie and Paul Mezey
Cast: Brit Marling and William Mapother


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Portland Mercury Down to Earth Another Earth skips sci-fi in favor of small, sad drama. by Ned Lannamann 08/04/2011
Colorado Springs Independent Shoestring theory: Another Earth This one doesn't jam too much -fi into its sci-. by Justin Strout 09/01/2011
Indy Week A parallel world comes into view in Another Earth One of the best things about Another Earth is that it's genuinely unpredictable. It also gives you space to ask tantalizing questions as you watch. by Nathan Gelgud 08/24/2011
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Charleston City Paper Another Earth is improbable at times, ethereal at others Blending science fiction and Sundance emo, Another Earth is a fascinatingly bizarre movie with a ludicrous premise. by Felicia Feaster 08/23/2011
Colorado Springs Independent Opening this week Another Earth, Apollo 18 and more. 09/01/2011
Style Weekly As the Other World Turns Scientists observing "Another Earth" have determined you can't take it seriously. by Wayne Melton 08/30/2011
Boise Weekly The Projector: Movies opening Friday, Aug. 26 An extra Earth, a war heroine, a young assassin, a terrified child and an idiot brother. It's all at the movies. 08/26/2011
The Coast Halifax Riveting drama on Another Earth Not-quite-sci-fi a tale of tenderness and tragedy by Matt Semansky 08/25/2011

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